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European and Global studies

Tuition fee €2,530 per year

In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2022/23 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2021/22.
The total amount of tuition fees due per each academic year can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”. For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €192 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.

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The Master’s degree provides a global, original and critical perspective on political and institutional settings, by virtue of the acquisition of specific knowledge, solid competences, methods and conceptual tools useful for the analysis of political, historical, social and economic phenomena. This background allows the understanding, development and management of political strategies, social intervention and projects both at European and at international level, within multi-actor and multi-level settings.

Programme structure

Common track: History of ideas; Political Philosophy; Political Science; Public Management and Policy Analysis; History of International Relations; Law; Economics; Sociology and Applied Linguistics

Major A – European Policies: multidisciplinary analysis of the main policy and governance challenges that the European Union is facing

Major B – Global Communication Policies: focuses on how governance, communication and digital transformations intersect on emerging policy and societal challenges

Major C – Global social policies and security issues: focuses on the main current global social challenges, especially on the consequences of inequality and limited social justice on the emergence of security issues

Career opportunities

Graduates work as socially concerned problem solvers, critical policy analysts and evaluators, project developers and managers in public, private and academic institutions; managers of virtual exchanges for multi-sited teams working towards community building and cultural learning.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States